Welcome to the December 2015 issue of online magazine Perceptive Travel, the home of great travel stories from book authors and the latest notable travel book and world music reviews. Here's what we've got in store for you:
Uncovering Greece, Underwater and Underground - David Lee Drotar
The convoluted history of Greece gets another layer of complications when touring the islands amidst a refugee crisis on top of a financial crisis.
An Explosive End to Winter in Valencia, Spain - Debi Goodwin
A traveler weary of cold weather finds herself caught up in Valencia's Las Fallas, a boisterous street festival that ends the gloomy months with a bang.
A Man and His Dragons in Southern Thailand - Tim Leffel
On a Thailand tour that’s supposed to highlight pristine, unpopulated islands, the highlight turns out to be a man-made attraction created by a driven artist who turns roots into mythical creatures.
World Music Reviews - Laurence Mitchell
Sufi mysticism set to music, two sides of Nueva Latina music, and a folk-leaning string quintent.
Travel Book Reviews - Susan Griffith
The exhilaration and trauma of uprooting your family to a tropical paradise, a long-distance coastal walk in England conveyed through the language of a poet, and a bizarre insight into the subculture of "non-sexual social nudism."
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